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Aawricn wna milling to her ihiiiiIkti", tliu
Cmiiolic Clmrrli in different parts of tho world, was milling to lier, eternal glory. Shi could ace the inconsistency nnd wickedness of Slavery, lnt ilia I'roleatunl Church of A tileries could lint. Ten yenrs nf revival of religion prepared lit for slaying a hundred thousand Mexicans, and doubled the number of our slaves! Cun ucl church lie the. true one? We are told o look nt countiica w here llie so called Christian religion does not exist, 41111I compare their condition with our own. ook then nt Amerien before it wns stolen from its unlive inhabitants mid ritilful own. rrs. It took our Christianity to leach the un tutored sons of tho forest that men nro so Worthless that lliey niny he bought nod sold ! Whilo in prison, Win. i'enn wrote o book, (he spirit of which wan, 1 No eros,no crow n.' If this bo true, what will become of llin church ? What cross docs the church bear ? Tho Anti-slavery movement is tho true cbfistiijn movement. Jt remcinbers those who are in bonds ns bound with llietn. Jesus, when upon enrth, went nbout doing (good. Tho truth be rpoku plainly. He saved lliat which wns good and true but tho slevils bo enst out. Tliu Church culled him an agitator and n blasphemer; and when she wag unable to answer him in tiny other way, nhe resorted to the lust argument und cruci fied bun. Mr. Raich next took tho floor. For want of room, w e give no nbstrnct of bis rcnuiiks. His views were ilill'erent from those of Mr. Pillshtiry perhaps lliry found n w ider sytn jtnlhy iIihii Ihoso of tlnit gentleman. All uil nired the kind, Ibibenring, forgiving spirit vhioh ran through his remir!s. Alter some further discussion by different gentlemen, tho meeting adjourned to meet I 4 o'clock, P. M. Met according to ndjournmcnt. pevernl gentlemen addressed tho conven tion on the subject under discussion lq (be forenoon. 1r. Bulcli would, liko to know bow tho evil could bo abolished. Ho thought the " tullol-box question" worthy of consideru tion. Mr. Samuel Myers would lenvc every one to conscientious action. He wns nfiuid that the bu I lot-box with ninny wns IVi'y. Mr. Pillshury knew ihut the. ballot-box wns more than the gospel. Examples were here ajiven in illustration. Mr. 1. gave n full ac count of the "ballot-box specie" of this Gov ernment. Tho billot-bux cannot purify men's (ninds, nor make them think ns they plight to think. TJicre is something beyond it. When Jesus sent his iliciplcs into nil the world, did bo tell tlieui to preach mid bap tize in the linmo of the Governor, nnil of he Scnntc, ontl of the House of Kepreseuln livea? Did be tell them to take with them a ballot-box ? Mr. PV closing address wns very direct ing. A deep solemnity rested on the whole assembly. There were ninny eyes moisten ed with tears. And while ha spoko of the shortness of life, the necessity of doing some thing while the (lay lasts, fur soon the night comes on, while he pointed out to us ex amples of philimtluopby and self-forgetful-liess as worthy patterns, and louchiugly re ferred to the death ol'tlio lamented daughter pf Mr. Samuel Myers many hearts bent liigb, ninny bosoms Knelled, und many re volves were (here made never to be forgotten. On motion, the resolutions discussed dur ing tho meeting were hud over for publica tion wti thu minutes. On motion, n vote of thanks wns given to (he inhabitants of LiucHVillu nnd vicinity for then: Killd hospitalities during the meeting. Atler aunio other unimportant business wns transacted, the meeting ad journed sine die. D. C. O'DAXIKhS, T.J. CON NATTY, Secretaries. The Democrats' of I'olter comity held convention n( Coiulei sport, I'a., on the Vlith lilt., and passed tho billowing resolution (among others) unanimously: "littolved. That we mo opposed to the extension nl slavery, into any i ei i nory uf Ihu I illicit Mules, not laiutci: with it. On perusing the " nutional" platform, how rver.tbeollieers of I lie convention run against the following resolution, und in accordance t herewith excluded the above resolution IVoin the pulu'uhed proceedings! llctolced, Thnt the Democratic pnrty w ill rsYksl all iitlenipts nt renewing, in Congress rr out of it, tb limitation of the Shivery ques tion, under w hatever shape, or color Ihu at elipt limy lie made," It is thus thai, under Southern dictation, Imlitic'uilia suppress I bo expression of the icst feelings ol'lhp people ! JJitpttteh. FitKpr.RicK Doicl4ss gives the following ac count of a recent meeting with Mr. JJtnton svhiph as in his electioneering he shows the same manly bearing An incident occurred at tho sta'e-houso, fiur way to tho Salem, meeting, which it may serve a good purposo to mention, in view of tie moan and contcinptiblo persecution we are sub Jectci to on account of out color. Reaching tho station at Clevclond Saturday morning, who should be there but Hon, Thomas. II. Benton, pn his way to Washington, and, liko ourselves, about tq take tho Pittsburgh train. A gentle nan ennncotpd with tho prcsa In Cleveland in troduced us to Mr, Bcntpn, The thing was an experiment. It was not known how thp cx acnafnr would tuko such an introduction, for prcry cx-senntnr is not necessarily a man sense, Iff, JJenton is, and he took tl.a mot cr in "a aunsibiu way, treated us politely, and jpnyerscd wit)) ns fipely, innpifesting no dis- like of being teen conversing with a negro.- Smo of tho bystaudors looked amazed, and we think learned a good lesson. During (1' pauagc from Cleveland In Salem, tho ladjr In Col. Benton, company tat with a colored young woman, I. on tho same acat) and o far at we could aec, everything went on be tween them a pleasantly as if they I'ad been of the samo color. Why should ft not r A question for northern toadies 1 I)C QVntt-Slrtucrj) I3uglc. WlIBM OODOOMMANns TO TAKB THE TUITMPRT AMD HLOW A noLOHOCS OH A JAKHINO BLAST, IT LIKS NOT IK MAM t WILL WHAT KB SHALL SAY OH WHAT HI SHALL CONCEAL. Milfon. SALLM, OHIO, OCTOJiUn 2, 1852. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE moots October 3rd. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE moots October 3rd. Mr. Vaughan in New Lisbon and Salem. On Saturday last, our Free Soil friends held a county nominating convention in New Lisbon Wo were present, and can assure our readers that it was not a mere political partisan assem blage, but a thorough anti-slavery meeting, where truths broad as tho principles of univer sal freedom, and genial ns the kindliest impul ses of humanity were clearly and forcibly pre sented. Tho audience was good for New Lis bon, which is understood to have sinull sympa thy for any department of the anti-slavery enterprise. Several persons ssid to u) that it was as large as the attentive and listening part nf the audience, of tho Democratic gathering tho week beforo who wcro tlicro to listen to Ex Senator Allen, and Governor Woods. At the nnti-slavo.y meeting tlicro wcro none, but attentive listeners. Mr. J. C. Vaughan of Cleve land, wis tho principal spcukcr, though remarks were added by Messrs. Smith and Ilcaton. After the eloso of tho New Lisbon meeting, Mr. Vaughan returned to Salem, where bespoke on Saturday evening and also twico on Sundny. His discourses all had ono direct and most dcsirablo tendency; viz: the destruction of par ty leader-ship, and tho substitution therefor nf the principles of justice, as developed by tho individuality of each member of community. On Saturday night ho diroctcd his remarks mora especially to tho political aspect of the cause. But hero as in the subsequent meetings he dealt in principles nnd facts. Just such as tho occasion demands, presenting them clearly, dispassionately, but most impressively, llo dealt with tho elementary principles of our movement, lie exhibited briefly tho history of tho aggressions of alavcry especially in tho judiciul department of the government, stato and nutional, and gavo his audiences a clear in sight into tho workings of tho system in the sluvo states, cspcciully upon tlic non-slavehold-ing whites. lie dcult in a class of facts derived principally from his own observation and which were new to many of his auditors, but which did not fail to create and deepen an intelligent abhorrence of the system. On Sundny afternoon ho introduced bis re ntal ks by leading from ono of tho Old Testa ment prophets, deriving thenco tho thought that all tho morul workers in reform wcro co-u-orkcr; and that tho wholo human family, hav ing common interests, and nono but fraternal relations, should be co-operatieeM. This thought he kept beautifully and impressively prominent, through tho whole discourse. Mr. Vaughan speaks w ith an object, and with the audiences to which wo huvo rct'orrcd, ho gained it. Ho has done tho anti-slavery euuse good servico in his visits to New Lisbon and Salem, and we shall be glad to have them olten repeated. a L. A. Hime. It tins been rumored nbout this region on authority of tho Forest City, that L. A. lline has declined the Tree Soil nomination to congress, nnd was going for Scott. The following paragraph from one nf his recent letters to tho Nonpareil prob ably gives us ull that anybody knows about it: " I aeo by the N. Y. Tribune, thnt the Frco Democracy have nominated me lor Cnnuress. 1 thank them, but that is more thiin 1 bar gained for. 1 am not nciing with the pnrty." Mr. Ilino is travelling nnd lecturing in Michigan judging from bis interesting let ters, be is doing nn excellent work, nnd with a spirit of devoted sell' sacrifice which would honor nny cause. l principul topics are education nnd land reform. Thomas H. Benton. hi on of How it was done. Tho recent election Thomas II. Denton is ono of tho most remark able triumphs of theso latter days, It was triumph of mnnlincss over party prejudice, cnu cuscs, platform and finalities. How it was done, be tells us in tho annexed paragraph. " No low arts of electioneering no begging for votes no appeal to old service no bowing and scraping no whining nnd blubbering no confessing and begging pardon, and promising not to do ao again no cringing to foes. But right ahead, hitting right and lef: inexk iioy over eompromitei, platformi, caucus', coicsn liont, regular nomination; fuyitict tlare law and alii and despising everything that jugglors oontrivo for tho terror of timid politicians; armed with truth and courage alono ; self-sup- ported and relying on tho people; answering 1 . , ", ... ' ,. ., . . no questions and telling no lies; that t ' " ' way it w as dnno. VoUNO rROFLE'l CONVENTION AT MARLBORO. This meeting, we hear, was a very satisfacto ry ono to nil concerned. Mr. lline and Mrs. Prohock addressed tho convention. Large numbers of the class who called tho convention participated in tho discussion., Mrs. Frohcck's address wo hear spoken; of as a very aupcrjor production. Thomas H. Benton. Avarice--Slavery--Direct Taxation. of a 'J. . , " " I hiut for being atdl the posscsor of u luriro tho' , , .... ' 8 I amount of land. Tn thi. Mr K,;il, ...i: John lUnnni.rH. Thii Iiohl Virginian once mid to a Northern man, " never trust an avaricious innii from your section j be will he lionubt nn." Is Ibis not true? Are not nil the traitors men nf this stamp ? Where tlm Northerner who bus helrv" Ireeilolli who bus not been lewnrderl, pni'rf in nflicc, or by the emoluments nf office, lor wbntever service be lins rendered the slave power? Said the irgiiiinn in the House of Kepre- sentativcs : u Avarice atone cniibl have prodtirrd the ulnve-trnde. Avarice iilone enn drive, lis il does Ibis iofciniil Imflie. Ambition bus its cnver-sluls it: the 'pride, pomp, nod circum stance nf glorious wnr; but where urn ihe Iropbiea of avarice' The liuuil-rulT, the manacle, mid Ihe blood-stained cow-bide." Avarice is in a great measure tho root of Sla very. It was a master stroke of policy in the slavo holders when they induced tho govern ment to aband Ml the principle of direct taxation, nnd to adopt tho system of duties and imports. Not simply becnuso it relieved the millions of property in human sinews from nil tax.tion but slo because it has enabled the cormorants who fatten on Ihe toil of the people to riot fear lessly upon tho spoils. As it is, escaping circct taxation, the slavo holders cscspo almost all taxation. Controlling the government, as they do by tho baso subserviency of the North, they so avcrago the duties nnd imposts as to screen themselves and throw tho burden of tax ation on the labor of tho North. And as the unsophisticated people pay their taxes w ithout knowing when they do it without knowing how much they pay or for what they pay mil lions arc paid nnd squandered and tho people lind no redress and hardly know they arc rob bed. Was direct taxation again resorted to, nnd were the people permitted to see in their tnx !it, the items for which their money is expend edrepresentatives in congress would not give their votes for appropriations as now. Tho pcoplo would not submit to present taxa tion for such appropriations. An attempt to enforco collections for such purposes would in- duco resistance and rebellion. Tho pcoplo though unwilling to turn traitors for tho sako of colored slaves, would so turn far the sake of their purses, did they understand how they wee trenched upon. Knowing when and how they did it, as they would have done by direct taxation, tho pcoplo would never have paid their hundreds of millions fur tho Florida and tho Mexican wars. Never would they hnvc paid tho Watson and other similar trumpt-up claims, for fugitives killed or escaped. Never would they hnvo paid the bills for the return of fugi tives who have been recaptured under the law of 1820. Never would they pay the millions annually squandered upon the army and navy. ! the greater part of which is requisite otity to nnd extend slavery, and to afford com- fortublo sinecures for tho idle spend thrift sons of slaveholders. Let a U. S, collector demand our farmers and mechanics in one round sum, tho annual quota that ia now cxtottcd from them for these and similar purposes, let . them appear in his duplicate and wcahou-'d havo oneojfice, of which few men would bo ambitious Whoever entered upon it, would rcceivo inoro insults thun dimes "more kicks than coppers," Slavery would starve deprived of these contri butions. And tho corruptions of our govern ment of which demagogues declaim so much would be abated tho number of office sctkers and oRico holders would be reduced by direct taxation as by no other siuglo measure. Our pcoplo now pay somo fifty millions per annum for government. And tho mats of them can hardly bo convinced they have paid a cent. We hear indeed loud complaints against "high taxes" at tho time of our annuul State collec tions. But who ever hears complaint of high taxes from farmer or mechanic against the gen eral government. And yet they pay millions almost for tho one, whero they do thousands for tho other. Thry suppose they havo only been buying tea and cotrec, British cutlery and crockery silks and hroadcloths.w hen they have visited their merchants. Never dreaming that every merchant and grocer is a government col lector, who is com pel led to take from them what tho government has compelled him to pay in tho shupo of duties. We need discussion on this subject, the people should bo mado to un derstand that under tho present arrangement Just as they multiply around them tho clegan oics and the luxuries of life, just in that propor tion do they inereaso their contribution to tho diicct support of tlavcry and the corruptions of tho government. John Itandolph was right. The manacle, tho hand cuff and tho blood stained cowhido aro tho trophies of avarice." If we would obliter ate them, we must muko our appeals to the av arice of tho nation as well as its justice. And in this way nf direct taxation the appeal maybe made to their avarice in pcrfoct harmony with the principles of justice and as a, (not to say Me) most efficient means for its support. Let tho anti-sluvcry politicians adopt this as a measuro of theirs and it will striko torror to tho hcurts of tho brokers in human flesh as no otlicr mea sure will. " Frco men -free speech and free soil" (whether in tho anti-slavery or the bind reform sense) can hardly bo hoped for without their inseparables, " frco trudo" and direct tax auc." No Land MoNoronT. L. A. Mine address- I Ait . IrOtnv In ftnrrit 2...;K . -.1 , w ..... ..... u.x.v.t llilll-B, that though he inherited near a million of acres from his father, ho long since dispossessed him self of the greater part of it. Much of it hav ing been freely given to poor landless persons. lie says ho own no farms, and would esteem it a good bargain if ho could exchange all tho scraps and remnant of his fathor's wild tracts for five farms, or even three. II add that hi homo would not rent for f JO per year, " I . ' From Frederick Douglass's Paper. Ishmaelitism. r'',"'"'B ' u knew there was uolhmg in ",U ""P'" 'rw4 ml roiil.l recollect l,n proteet """" ''''"'' l'try confidence in Mr. Do"(:l"i " " " I'lolher iibnlilinuisl." No impeachineiit of bis eloquence, bis j ulg from or ''' integrity. To refresh our mem- or'i we '",ve cnrefully reviewed the files of l'lu Uuglo published since tliu anniversary, The words. " .J)nlan " nnd uJmMtn nre beginning to be used by certain reform ers, in very much I lie snmn spirit of bitter ness, run) Willi as littlo appropriateness ns Ihe mad log ciy of 14 infidtl " nnd infidel iVy," raised by a pro shivery church nnd clergy against lio nilvocati s of euinuripn linn. We like neither nf tbesii methods of dcsiroj in? confidence in Ihe integrity of a brother iiboliiionisl. We nro led In mnke ibis rciiimk by perusing vat ions accounti of the annual lueeling nl, "the Weslrrn Ami Slavery fncieij," which have npH-nred in Ihe "jhiii-Slar'iiii iiiifc," the JMi-Slnvt ry Standard" the '. Pennsylvania Frumnn," nnd the " Liberator." We nlteiuled Mint meeting in good laiih, ilfsitoug to piomotu the glial object Ibr which the Society wns organized. We did so in the exercise of a rigbi, ua nil abolitionist, nnd nof m mi interloper: nnd, jinllliiig from the appearance of Ihe people geneiiilly, we were not less welcome among Iheui than olher iidvocnteH of bifinali rights. Such, however, would mil be inferred, lioui the toiiu mid sp'uil in which lie wi iters in Ihe papers named indulge towards us. Whatever their accounts uf that meeting may seem fo them, we must be permitted to say, lliat to US Ihey seem quite uncniiiliil. In speaking uf us, Ihey have iiiaiiilcslly lid leu into n strain of detraction altogether un worthy of them. They commend our elo quence, tliu better to conilemn our honesty, nnd lo impeach cur consistency. I'lllslany seems lo bu especially charged with Ibis mission; nnd lo read his letter in the Libe rator, one would limey that ho is really le juicing in the Impu nt our ultimate downhill imd ruin. It would be easy lo ictnit upon I'illsbiuy nnd Co., but we have too lately hi en entangled in the nel-woik of lln ir Inlse philosophy nnd delivered lioui its bigotry creating power, not lo know Unit n man un der its inlluciicii may " biealbe nut ilireuti n ings, slaughter nnd death" upon his lellow, ftalieriiig bimsell Ibu while that he is doing Ood service. I'illsbiuy and Co. talk ns if there were no room lor no honest ibU'cronee nl opinion in respect lo voting under Ibu I'. S. Conslilu I lion. Tho line that vepiiralcs honesty lioui dishonesty, is thnt (according lo ihem) which separates anli slavery voters limn iion-iiuli-1 slavery votcis. The voters are " in the gall of loudness, mid bonds of iniquity;" while llie non-voters nro "the pure nnd unilelileil;" or, (to use the language nl IMIsbury mi a.. oilier occasion,) "'J'lir. Amenican A. S.So cir.rr is ix Heaven, a.nd tiik Libertt 1'ab tt is im Hell." liul we me spending Inn much lime. We w ill nn'y mill, thai il in piiilnl to behold n man of I'illshurv's talents so coniplelelv Ihu slave of a narroic, false, und lecturiun philos ophy. This article entirely escaped our observa tion until we saw it in tlm Pennsylvania Freeman. We conless In our surprise upon without being oblu In find nny sentiment, or sentence, or word, thai "in tone or spirit" is obnoxious to ibis charge. Wo think our j renders will be iiunblu lo tell lo what Mr. i Douglass refers. If lie bus anything further j to say on the topio we must insist upon ppe : cilications und proof, or retraction. Tho on ly specification be bus made, (in regnrd to Mr. Pillrihury,) bus no reference lo the pres ent oci'ation, but was drawn from some oth er source, we know not when or where. Ami niter ihe vague nnd unsubstantial char ges of llie present article, il is not unreason able to tsk for proof, as well as specifica tion. Wo invited Mr. Douglass to attend the anniversary of tho Western A. S. Sociely. And we me certain lie did not accept the invitation in belter faith, llinii it was tender ed. We nre quite willing to leave our reud erstojnilgo between us in this matter. They have our columns before idem nod cun decide for themselves. We have no appre hensions from ihem either Ibr our character or llie cause, though both inny aulVer with some of bis readers who me unacquainted with our paper and with tho baseless char acter nf the charge. Our leaders too, can judge if the bending Mr. Douglass has selec ted be mil somewhat ehiirncluristit: of Ihe "spirit mid tune" of big own article. r I . "il , i . . vjiib worn we win nun ill regard lo our course towards Mr. Douglass. In the first Nn. of ibu paper which we issued ns editor, it licc'imo necessary in announce his change of opinion. Fiom thai hour lo this, we hnve not only sliulinusly refrained from ex. pressing nny opinion of bis motives, (Cor we hike il, mi honest man does not need commendation of these j) but w e hnve ulso i I r oiieu reiiaiueii irom commenting on, or quoliug the comments of others, upon meas uies and view we deemed objectionable. We have treated no other mini in the null shivery ranks with this furbcarnnce, and ure not quito sure we linvo not erred in Ibis instance. It bus occurred to ua wo wcro not qnito nlone in this course. We have sometimes thought that we snw even in the uncompromising Liberator, some (race of this sumo weakness, Mr. Douglass's posi lion was diflieult and peculiar, nnd we fell reluctant to add lit nil to bis embarrassment. Most unfnrliiunle for him bus been ibu fact thai ever since llie niinoiiucement of bis change of opinion nt Syracuse, be has exhi bited and nourialted a morbid jealousy for his own reputation, which w hile it has sadly added to ihe discomfort of himself and friends, has in no manner augmented bis usefulness. The man who would be an earnest and faithful abolitionist, must be content to be of no reputation, llo who has the clear, firm conviction nf right, and Ilia stern purpose ol maintaining it, enn lienr nnd rnn dare the separation from even cho sen friends; and bis diameter nnil integrity will need no especial looking nficr. If he cniniol trust them on the altar of justice, and in the path nf his own convictions, lie tnny oa well nbiiiidoii ihe field ; for he will find Mule time for any tbing but self defence. This extreme jealousy nf ones own charac ter and motives, inevitably generates in other minds, the very suspicion it fears nnd resists, Whilo the straight lorwnril iissertimi of truth, and ihe faithful discharge of duty, though nt Ihe time unpleasant nnd thankless, is Ihe only sure vindication of iulcirity mill worth, Il ia thus Mr. DoughiM, Mr. Garrison, or whoever else bus any reputation, has obtain ed it, whatever their opinions or their chan ges of opinions ; and thus ulune cun they inn i i iiniii it. The Pennsylvania Freemnn denies the charges with equal ileeisiuii nnd distinctness with ourselves, und we can mhl,lo our mind, with i quiil truth nnil justice. The olher pa peis cnu speak for themselves. So far as we have nny knowledge or recollection, Ihey lire equally guiltless of these charges. Mr. Douglass' siiceis at "Pills-bury," " IMIsbury nnd Co.," nro ns unworthy of himself, ns ihey ure of nny reply from us. Annexation. The wsy is fat preparing for more nnnexs- tinn, and it will come, whoever shall ho elected President. Havo holders want more territory and they will huvo it by means nf tho success ful pnrty, which ever it may be. Tho whigs who arc in distress tor tho aid of non-c.tcn-sionists to elect Uenerul Scott are a littlo shady just now, hut the slave holders have their man if he shall succeed. On tho other hand Cats and Douglu nro paving tho way for the an nexation of Cuba, in their electioneering speech es. While various papers in the community are doing tho same with regatd to Cuba and Mexico. The following from tho Philadelphia Ledger speaks right out in regard to this policy sod tho srticlo is copied approvingly by other papcis. The sad thing nbout it is, that pro Icsscd non cxtensinni.ts w ill do tho work, sacri ficing their convictions on this subject to party success. The Ledger says : 1 1 is quiii) lime liir our Government lo rn suiiieniiil maintain Ibu ilocn iiie nl President Monroe, that, we should tolerate no further Kuropeaii aggressions Upon Ihe Continent. Obvious pulley sugges.s this posit ion, we nre quite strong enniigli !u maintain il, Cimtioeii- lul r.iuopi! caiimil prevent it, nu, hughiinl lias (pule loo Iniicli nt slake, to oppose n Ibroiigli it war. liul keeping Kiuoiie out of Mexico is not soun-icul lor llie I'niteil Stales. I bey should mind il, Amei ieiunzo it, make il purl of tlm Coulcderncy. During Ihe pe riod of Ihu Mexican wnr, we urged Ibis us the truii policy of Ibu United Stales. We regard Ibis umtf.niioi us mamfetl dtsliny,my ing it was lined lo occur nl oonm lime, lor natural laws had provided lor Ihe progress ill the stronger race over tho territory ol the weaker, lint wo sanl Unit a tamo mutton ol the Mexican population weru too ignorant lo comprehend their real interests, mid would need some cxjiericiifu ol Ihe beiieliis flow ing bom annexation, beloiu they would receive it gladly ; our true policy icqoiieil a gradual annexation, and that, we should begin wilh appropriating nil above a line drawn lioui Ihe bend waters til Ihe Pnnueo, along the Western line ol (inaliax uito.to I.nku Chiantis nnd thence along to ibu Noii.'ieru bunk ol Ihe (.i'.iiiiIu or lolaiotlan, lo its mouth on Ibu Pacific. We s..id lliat our possession nnd govern ment of Ibis lorn lew years, would open Ihe eyes of nil ihe rest of Mexico, lo ihe iiilvau luges of nuiicxiiliou, und make il n voluntary nnil eager applicant for admission lo our cou leileriicy. The New Yoik Herald bus lately Maid that Ml'. Polk was in lavoi ol keeping all of our conquests, nnd Hint his views weru ileleateil liy the eo-operalioli of Gen. Seoll und Mr. 'Prist in settling Ihu basis of 11 treaty against orders from Washington. However this be, we ininlu u capital mistake in sur rendering Mexico, mill III II liosttioiiiui! w bill otherwise would now have been complete. Aim Hiiouiii we propose it now, we believe that ml ihu wealthy iiortiou of the nation. all the landed pmpi lolius would accept it joy. fully, liul ns we have belbre sanl, ihe Mex ican Government sbuiild first confiscate the properly ol ihe Church, (or Ihu benefit of ihu iiiitiunul delimit nlno.nl. TuocnLP. in Illinois. Considerable excite ment bus beeueausea m Carlisle, 1.1., Iicimccii lime eiiucna and a party nl bee colored men. Il grew out of a Hht lietweeii a colored boy uiiUnsonni ex-senator Brct-sc. Tho latin roi llio toruicr took Breeso sou und guvu him u Dealing, im caused tlio cxciteiiiunt to bo eomo gcncrul. The St. Louis XW4 j) I 'Tho ciliieiu then took the negroe who had first attended, tied tlicm up and whipped (hem. linec oilier licijrocs, whu hail soiuenutv siuiial ixed themselves in tho ddf.culiy, wcro served in liko uiuin.tr. homo ol the cantons, in the Cuurso of tliu excitement, loaded a cannon with icvcrul pouuds ol buckshot, and tired it ut u negro house. There wcro only two oucu puiil in it ut '.ho time, ono of whom received light injury. 1'ho negroe wcro ordered lo leuvo the pUco in three d,iys, and tnreuleucd with siiiulur treatment it tlic v lulled to coiuulv When our iulorinunt leit, tho excitcmont hud tuosided, but it is pntsiple it was renewed at the coil ot the tluce ilujV truce which had been granted the negroe. Mr. Webster is now fairly in the field, in Massachusetts. Jenkins of Georgia is Ihe candidate lor the vice presidency, Troup of Georgia baa also beuu liouiiuuted by the Alubuiuu ultras. Viooroi's Ou) A or. Mr. Simeon Marble, of New Haven, has a monthly rosebush with Nome thirty flowers upon il. This bush bus blossomed regularly Ibr Ibriy-eight years, and is still ns vigorous and hardy as in the days of its juvenility, notwithstanding much severe usage and, several buir breads escapes. A Letter from a Fugitive Chattle to his Owner. Hinrt Bibb announces In the last number of hi paper, tho arrival of three of hi brothers from Missouri, safe via. Under Oroand Hail road. Mr. llibb had not seen his brother for sixteen year. Most unexpectedly aUo they met their ged mother, from whom thejp were separated in 1830 In Kentucky. Mr. Bibb, In the same number of his paper, addresses the following letter to the man who claim him a hi property. Il i done, we uppoc, by wy of consolation for his loss, a we, .are in formed that these lute arrivals, have com pletely destroyed his stock in this spcics of trudo. A LETTER TO MY OLD MASTER. Mit. ALnsiiT O. 8iuLKTk Hih i It hss now been about sixteen year since we saw each other (oca to face, -and at w hich time you doubtless considered me-inferior to yourself, as you then held me as aWartiele of property, and sold mo a such; but ray mind soon alter heenmo insubordinate to the Ungodly relation of malcr and slave , and lhs work of self-emancipation commenced sod I was made free. I have long felt inclined to opca enepon dence with you on this subjectbut have refrain cd from doing so, until now, for two reasons; first, I knew not your post office address ; and secondly, you then held in bondngo several of my mother' children, of which you, robbed her when you left the Stato of Kentucky in 1836. II ut as thoso obstacles are now both 'removed out of tho way, I can venture to address you. For more than twenty year you have been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church a cluss-leader and an cxhnrtcr of that denomi nation ; professing to take tho tiible, as your standard of christian duty. Hut sir know you not that in the light of this book, you have been acting the hypocrite all this while ! I feel call ed upon a a christian to call your attention to a few facts w ith regard to it. But before doing so, I am happy to inform you that my brothers, John, Lew is and Uranville, whoso legs brought them from your plantation, arc now all at my house in Canada, with our dear mother, fee and doing well nn liiitish soil I so you-need not give yourself any troublo about adrcrlisng or looking for them. They have oil serveM you as slaves for 21 to 30 yeurs without sompcm tion, and have now commenced to act for -them selves. Is this incompatible with the character of a Ilililo christian? And vet Fsumias that you. w ith your man. robbing ponnic hnvcohssed them with your dogs und guns, as if they, were sheep-killing wolves upon the hugo mountain' brow, for tho purpose of ro-capturing hcn and dragging them back lo a. mental graiyyard, in tho nunio of law and luvi holding ro4igjon. Oh ! what linrinany thrrs aoenvs in b between theso two twin sisters ; Tho Fugitive Slave Law and tho Methodist E, Church. . Listen to tb Ittiiguago of inspiration; "Feed the hungry, andciotho the nuked ;" " Break every yoke and let the oppreued go fret ; " All things, wliutso. ever ye would that men should do unto you, do ye even so unto them, for Mis is the law and the prophets." Whilo nn the other hand your church sanc tions tho buying and selling of men, Women, nnd children : tho robbing men of tlicir wives, i and parent of tboir. offspring the violation of tho wholo decalogue, by permitting the profan- anon or the sabbath ; committing of theft, murder, incest and adultery.which iaconttantly done by church member holding alavea' and from tho very essence of lavcry. NowJ ir, allow me, with the greatest dcfcreiico to 'your intelligence to inform you 'hat you are misera bly deceiving yourself, if you belicvo that you arc in Ihe straight and narrow path to heaven, whilst you arc practising such aboniinablo viola lion of tho plainest picccpts of religion. ' The follouship of no number of- professing christians, howevir extended, nor the 'solemn baptism and silent toleration of all the Itcvcr end liino-serving minittcr in creation; can make you really a christian, or dispense with tho binding force of the Gospel or Jesus Chrbr, as the rule of your life and praetico; and whilst you enntinuo in such an unliallowod cfiOrs of conduct, your prayers, your solemn fasts' and ordinances are an abomination to the Lord, from which ho will turn his face away ti dit gust, and will not hear or look upon. '" ". I must hero conclude for tho present, but this subject is fraught w ith such vital Import-, unce to your eternal interest, and af I hav one maintained an intimate relation to you, I shall feel bound as a christian to interest myself ire calling yuur uttcnlion to it again. Yours with becoming respect, A LETTER TO MY OLD MASTER. HENRY BIBB. Windsor, Sept., 23, 1852. Dicsen on Cottom Charlc Ditkeri', In a. lata number of his Household Words;" alter enumerating tho striking effects of tho c ,1101k. trudo uy : " Lot any grcnt social or physica) convulsions visit tho Vuitod Stutcs, and England would feet ihe shock from Land's End to John O. Grosts.. Tho live of nearly two million of our coun try mon arc dependent upon tho cotton crop of America ; their destiny may be laid without any hyperbole, to hang upon a thread. Should any diro calamity befull the land of cotton, a thou sand of our merchant ihip would rot idly in the do:k, ten thousand mill must stop their, busy looms ; two million of mouth would atarvo for luck of food to feed them," Another Colored Seameu' Cab. Reuben Roberta, one of lier llrillnnio Msj esiies colored subjects, but sued out a writ Ibr fiilse imprisonment against one of the Sheriff of South Carolina. ' ' The Mnssaebusetl Free Boilers had a great gathering ut llieir stuieeonvBUWMi. Horace Mann was nominated for ' gomor, and Amnsri Wulker for lieutenant governor.